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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 92.00
The First World War cannot be sufficiently documented and understood without considering the analytical category of gender. This exciting volume examines key issues in this area, including the 'home front' and battlefront, violence, pacifism, citizenship and emphasizes the relevance of gender within the expanding field of First World War Studies. more...
- BlueBridge 2013; US$ 19.99
Twelve universal topics?including work, love, and family; time, creativity, and empathy?are explored in this book by illuminating the past and revealing the wisdom that people have been missing. Looking to history for inspiration can be surprisingly powerful. In How Should We Live? , cultural thinker Roman Krznaric shares ideas and stories from history?each... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
After the Great War, Veterans were a new transnational mass phenomenon. This volume uses case studies to discuss the extent and impact of international veterans' organisations and draws out important comparative points between well-researched and documented movements and those that are less well-known. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Mass Dictatorship and Modernity is the second volume in the 'Mass Dictatorship' series. A transnational, academic research venture, it interrogates mass dictatorship in a broad historical context, focusing on the emergence of modernity through interactions of center and periphery, empire and colony, and democracy and dictatorship on a global scale. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
A humorous and charming investigation into what it really means to have proper manners Most of us know a bit about what passes for good manners?holding doors open, sending thank-you notes, no elbows on the table?and we certainly know bad manners when we see them. But where has this patchwork of beliefs and behaviors come from? How did manners... more...
- Random House Australia 2013; US$ 28.85
Christopher Hitchens described Geoffrey Robertson as 'the greatest living Australian' and the satirical magazine Private Eye calls him 'an Australian who has had a vowel transplant'. Just before he was to cross-examine Princess Diana, the London Times complained that he was 'anti-establishment, republican and Australian' - in ascending order of... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 22.95
There are few days in American history so immortalized in public memory as November 22, 1963, the date of President John F. Kennedy?s assassination. Adding to the wealth of information about this tragic day is We Were There , a truly unique collection of firsthand accounts from the doctors and staff on scene at the hospital where JFK was immediately... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 19.00
In 1940, correspondent Henry Buckley published his eyewitness account of the Spanish Civil War. Copies of the book were destroyed during the Blitz and only a handful of copies survived. Now, seventy years later, this exceptional chronicle of the war is republished for this first time and with a new introduction by Paul Preston. Buckley combines personal... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
He?s constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.? – Jim Shepard, New York Times New Zealand and Australia were imagined thousands of years before they became real. From Plato?s Atlantis to Dante?s Mount Purgatory, Sinbad the Sailor to Abel Tasman, travellers, writers, map-makers, charlatans and rogues dreamed... more...